A report on Pierre Buyoya, 1987 Burundian coup d'état and Burundi
Pierre Buyoya (24 November 1949 – 17 December 2020) was a Burundian army officer and politician who served two terms as President of Burundi in 1987 to 1993 and 1996 to 2003 as de facto military dictator.- Pierre Buyoya
The 1987 Burundian coup d'état was a bloodless military coup that took place in Burundi on 3 September 1987.- 1987 Burundian coup d'état
Tutsi president Jean-Baptiste Bagaza was deposed whilst traveling abroad and succeeded by Tutsi Major Pierre Buyoya.- 1987 Burundian coup d'état
In 1987, he led a military coup d'état that overthrew his predecessor Jean-Baptiste Bagaza and enabled him to seize power.- Pierre Buyoya
On 13 March 1992, Tutsi coup leader Pierre Buyoya established a constitution, which provided for a multi-party political process and reflected multi-party competition.- Burundi
Major Pierre Buyoya (Tutsi) overthrew Bagaza in 1987, suspended the constitution and dissolved political parties.- Burundi
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Jean-Baptiste Bagaza1 links
Jean-Baptiste Bagaza (29 August 19464 May 2016) was a Burundian army officer and politician who ruled Burundi as president and de facto military dictator from November 1976 to September 1987.
His rule lasted until 1987 when his regime was overthrown in a further coup d'état and he was forced into exile.
A military coup broke out in September 1987, led by Major Pierre Buyoya, while Bagaza was abroad in Quebec, Canada.
1976 Burundian coup d'état1 links
The 1976 Burundian coup d'état was a bloodless military coup that took place in Burundi on 1 November 1976.
Such measures proved disastrous for Bagaza, as the Tutsi elite and military did not approve of the loss of jobs, income and patronage, as a result of which he was overthrown on 3 September 1987 in a bloodless military coup, led by Major Pierre Buyoya.
1996 Burundian coup d'état0 links
The 1996 Burundian coup d'état was a military coup d'état that took place in Burundi on 25 July 1996.
In the midst of the Burundi Civil War, former president Pierre Buyoya (a Tutsi) deposed Hutu President Sylvestre Ntibantunganya.
Tutsi Pierre Buyoya first came to power in Burundi following a military coup in September 1987, when he deposed Jean-Baptiste Bagaza.